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Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi clarifies the end of Listeriosis outbreak - Part 1

Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi clarifies the end of Listeriosis outbreak - Part 1

The council noted that pork prices have dropped dramatically since the outbreak of listeriosis in South Africa , and while July reflected a recovery, prices are still 3.8% lower than July 2017. Motso...

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Devastated mum's plea as teen daughter dies from meningococcal in NSW

Central Coast student Mischelle Rhodes, 19, came down with a fever last Tuesday, but was sent home from hospital with painkillers. Ms Rhodes' friends have taken to social media to pay tribute. Menin...

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Risks still remain despite progress in controlling Ebola in Congo

Risks still remain despite progress in controlling Ebola in Congo

The median age of confirmed and probable cases is 35 years (interquartile range 19-45.5 years), and 56% were female. Also, recorded "sporadic instances" of detrimental behavior in North Kivu provinc...

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Kerala Government Issues Alert After Water Borne Disease Claim 7 Lives

Leptospirosis , or rat fever, transmits from animals to humans. The suspected cases were reported from Kozhikode, Palakkad, Thrissur, Malappuram and Ernakulam districts. "Every hospital is stocked w...

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NY man looking for kidney makes his plea on Times Square billboard

NY man looking for kidney makes his plea on Times Square billboard

Weiner, 53, had both kidneys and his bladder removed because of cancer. He's hooked up to dialysis machines three times a week, but his body can only handle so much. As luck would have it, a famil...

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'Cluster' of cases of Legionnaires' disease confirmed in Surrey

'Cluster' of cases of Legionnaires' disease confirmed in Surrey

Bharmal explained the bacteria is found naturally in soil and natural water sources, but it can grow in human-made water systems such as air conditioning, swimming pools and plumbing systems and becom...

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Microwave weapons suspected in U.S. embassy ailments

Microwave weapons suspected in U.S. embassy ailments

It's possible there's a more pedestrian explanation like some kind of other frequency-related illness. A preliminary report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation say it has uncovered no evidenc...

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Experts Drop Kids’ Age Limit For Rear-Facing Car Seats

Experts Drop Kids’ Age Limit For Rear-Facing Car Seats

Many parents agree, saying they think it's a good idea to keep their child rear facing until they reach a certain height and weight. "This is still the safest way for children to ride", Hoffman added....

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West Nile confirmed in Gulfport neighborhood

West Nile confirmed in Gulfport neighborhood

Delaware's Office of the State Veterinarian says it's confirmed two cases of West Nile Virus in horses. DHS will continue surveillance for West Nile virus until the end of the mosquito season. Avoid...

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FDA warns SGLT2 inhibitors may cause rare, serious infection of genital area

FDA warns SGLT2 inhibitors may cause rare, serious infection of genital area

The drugs affected sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 ( SGLT2) inhibitors , used to treat type 2 diabetes . SGLT2 inhibitors lower blood sugar by causing the kidneys to remove sugar from the body throu...

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Stryker buys spine device maker K2M for $1.4B

Stryker buys spine device maker K2M for $1.4B

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. The company was founded in 2004. EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 11.00% while EPS growth in past 5 ye...

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Tufts Part of Study That Pays People To Eat Avocados Every Day

Tufts Part of Study That Pays People To Eat Avocados Every Day

Half of the group will be given one avocado to eat - no more, no less - every day for two months. To qualify, you must be 25 or older and measure at least 35 to 40 inches around the waist, depending...

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KDHE: Most of Kansas now at high risk for West Nile Virus

KDHE: Most of Kansas now at high risk for West Nile Virus

The stadium, surrounded by residential areas, is ready for a Friday night football game. Steps to reduce your risk of West Nile Virus include wearing long-sleeves, long trousers, using mosquito repe...

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Canada holds firm in human rights dispute with Saudi Arabia

Canada holds firm in human rights dispute with Saudi Arabia

Hathoul, already known as one of the most outspoken female critics of the kingdom's human rights record, was first arrested in 2014 over charges of violating a Saudi law that banned women from driving...

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Get paid to eat avocados

You also must be at least 25 years old and either 40 inches around the waist if you're a man or 35 inches around the waste if you are a woman. This email will be delivered to your inbox once a day i...

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Study shows air pollution affects our brains

Study shows air pollution affects our brains

Among males, the decline in verbal scores became more pronounced with age, and was greater in those less educated. " Polluted air can cause everyone to reduce their level of education by one year, ...

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Blood pressure drug recall: Potentially 'life-threatening' labeling mixup

Blood pressure drug recall: Potentially 'life-threatening' labeling mixup

The tablets are supposed to be light orange or peach in color and round. Spironolactone tablets are used to manage primary hyperaldosteronism, edematous conditions for patients with congestive hear...

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The Americas lead in worldwide gun deaths

The Americas lead in worldwide gun deaths

Researchers counted about 209,000 gun deaths in 1990 compared to 251,000 in 2016. A new study has found that global gun deaths have passed 250,000 per year, with the U.S. However, the majority of Un...

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Nurse fired for posting patient's health information on social media

The kid was super sick, sick enough to be admitted to the ICU, and he looked miserable. 'By no means have I changed my vax stance, and I never will, ' she reportedly wrote on the Facebook page. The ...

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Record number of STDs diagnosed in USA a year ago

Record number of STDs diagnosed in USA a year ago

In 2017, a record-breaking 2.3 million new cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were reported. That number is 200,000 more than the previous record set in 2016. Cases of chlamydia increased by ...

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Coconut Oil Is 'Pure Poison'

Coconut Oil Is 'Pure Poison'

Coconut oil also has a higher proportion of MCTs than most other fats or oils; however, there is a catch to the research. While the AHA warns against it, people who cut saturated fat out of their di...

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Liberal Democrat pulls off upset in Democratic primary for Florida governor

Liberal Democrat pulls off upset in Democratic primary for Florida governor

But while DeSantis easily cruised to victory , Gillum , a former Tallahassee mayor, ended up exceeding expectations to defeat Graham . Meanwhile, in good news for both the Democrats and the nat...

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EA cancels remaining Madden NFL 19 qualifier events following mass shooting

EA cancels remaining Madden NFL 19 qualifier events following mass shooting

Experts say the gunman's history of mental illness apparently would not have stopped him from buying guns in Maryland, where buyers can not pass a background check if they were either involuntarily ...

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Meet the Rosehip Neuron: A Newly Discovered Cell in the Human Brain

Meet the Rosehip Neuron: A Newly Discovered Cell in the Human Brain

Scientists from Europe and the USA published their findings in a journal on Nature Neuroscience . "It's very bushy", said Trygve Bakken , one of the lead authors of the paper and senior scientist ...

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With his desk draped in black, Senate leaders honor McCain

In the statement , released two days after the statesman's death, the USA president said he respects Mr McCain's "service to our country". The flag atop the White House flew at half-staff over the ...

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